Thursday, 23 February 2012

Uganda to represent East Africa at Mobile Premier Awards

The top 20 global apps from the AppCircus 2011 World Tour has been announced to pitch live for Best App of the Year at the 6th Annual Mobile Premier Awards on February 27th, in Barcelona –  coinciding with the Mobile World Congress.

East Africa is represented by MaFutaGo by Christine Ampaire, Project Manager ( Kampala, Uganda) – The app was created by a team of five university students. It helps users find the cheapest and nearest petrol station in Uganda.

Amongst the finalists, were emerging and established app developers from Brazil, Germany, Kenya, Romania, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States. Each finalist has created a winning App that represents the rapid growth and popularity of Apps the world over.

This once again confirms that Africa have an opportunity to become a center for development of Software to the new mobile devices. So get cracking with the coding and attend the Android Developer Challenge for Sub-Saharan Africa

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